The afternoon session in Dania Beach will feature a presentation of the new “Florida: Made to Trade” plan developed by the Florida Chamber Foundation with the state’s Department of Transportation.
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Thanks to long-term planning efforts, the state of Florida and its private companies have strategically invested in preparing Florida to be one of the most efficient trade and logistics hubs in the world. Florida is now poised to capitalize on its central location as a global transportation hub with easy access to the rest of the U.S., to Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Africa.
Grim economic news this month from Atlantic City is a harsh reminder of what Florida could one day face if we succumb to pressure to expand gambling and rely on the casino industry for jobs and economic growth. Three major Atlantic City casinos closed their doors permanently this month. A fourth closed earlier this year, […]
According to VISIT FLORIDA, the Sunshine State welcomed 93.7 million people from all 50 states and more than 180 different countries in 2013- a record number for Florida. In fact in 2013, Orlando alone welcomed 59 million visitors.
ICYMI: Commissioner Putnam Announces “Florida’s Roadmap to Living Healthy” at Mosaic’s Second Annual Florida Hunger-Relief Forum
At Mosaic’s second annual Florida Hunger-Relief Forum, Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam unveiled a new advanced web-based tool, a statewide map that identifies high-risk communities in Florida with a lack of access to nutritional foods.
ICYMI: Florida Chamber Foundation’s Career and College Readiness Program Focuses on Talent Pipeline, Quality Education and More
As the school year gears up, students throughout Florida are meeting new teachers and preparing for new classes. Many are also thinking about graduating from high school and their future direction.
In the ongoing battle against parental choice, Florida’s teachers union has once again showed their true colors when they took to the courts to sue against tax credit scholarships.
Preparing our youngest students to learn provides a foundation for future success and helps them develop important skills such as self-discipline, persistence and cooperation–skills that are essential to their future success and a quality workforce.
In conjunction with our good friends at the Florida Farm Bureau, we are pleased to bring you the 2014 Florida Election Guide.
Earlier this month, we were able to join local chambers from around the state at the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals (FACP) conference and share ideas on how we can better serve our members and our state. It was quite an informative event and attendees were able to hear from our own CFO Alan Holland […]